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"Taking part in the ride is my chance to give back and help other men in my predicament"

8 Jun 2017

This weekend, 380 football fans and legends of the game embark on a two-day pedal-pilgrimage to the Dutch capital on our Football to Amsterdam bike ride, having already raised over £450,000 so far. Here, QPR fan Brian Mooney – who is among the peloton – tells us why the event is so important to him and what it was like meeting his hero and fellow cyclist on the event, 'Sir Les'.

Dewi Morris: "My late dad was robbed of seeing his grandchildren by prostate cancer"

7 Jun 2017

The former England and British Lions scrum-half tells us how his family connection and a pint with Sky Sports colleague Jeff Stelling convinced him to join day six of the March for Men. But he'll be keeping an eye on the current Lions tour while he walks.

Kevin Sinfield: "When Bill told me he had prostate cancer I was in deep shock"

7 Jun 2017

The former rugby league international and Leeds Rhinos hero is walking day nine of Jeff Stelling's March for Men after watching his Sky Sports colleague Bill Arthur battle with the most common cancer in men. He tells us about how the whole rugby league family is now rallying for the cause, and the infamous night when he led a lost and exhausted Jeff and his fellow marchers through the streets of Leeds last year.

STAMPEDE and Latitude trial results: how will they benefit men?

6 Jun 2017

BLOG: Our CEO gives her thoughts on what new research could mean for treating prostate cancer and how Prostate Cancer UK is working to make the most of it.

"Dad’s death from prostate cancer completely changed my life"

3 Jun 2017

Nana Mensah-Bonsu was left broken after his dad's diagnosis with terminal prostate cancer. He tells us about the rollercoaster of emotions he experienced during the years of treatment that followed, how he rallied around his younger brothers and why he hopes joining Jeff Stelling's for his March for Men would make his late father proud.

Jeff Stelling’s March for Men gets underway in Exeter

3 Jun 2017

The legendary Soccer Saturday presenter begins his second epic fundraising walk for Prostate Cancer UK, hoping to raise more than £500k and visit more than 40 football clubs on a 400-mile trek to Newcastle.

New STAMPEDE trial results show earlier abiraterone could improve survival of men with advanced prostate cancer

3 Jun 2017

Announced by researchers at a cancer conference in Chicago, the new findings show earlier and combined use of existing treatments can have a significant impact on advanced disease, but questions remain about its suitability for all men.

Family, football and fraternity: why the Greens are marching from Exeter with Jeff Stelling

2 Jun 2017

As Jeff Stelling begins his epic 15-day March for Men from Exeter City's St James Park stadium this morning, we meet the Green family joining him today. A youth coach with the Grecians, Dan Green will walk with his mum, brother and sister alongside dad Rob, who was treated for prostate cancer in 2014.

Dominic Cork asks Stoke City FC: "How big is your prostate?" – and only Mark Hughes gets it right

2 Jun 2017

The former England cricketer is joining Jeff Stelling for the fifth day of his 400-mile March for Men, which starts at the ground of Cork's beloved Stoke City FC. We filmed him talking to the club manager, Mark Hughes, about his connection to Prostate Cancer UK and find out just how few of his players know the size of their prostate.

"I want to show that a grim diagnosis doesn’t mean you have to mope around being miserable"

1 Jun 2017

BLOG: Given just two years to live after his prostate cancer diagnosis in 2014, Kevin Webber is joining Jeff Stelling for all 15 days of his 400-mile March for Men. He tells us how he's tackled some of the world's most gruelling ultra marathons since, the amazing support he's received from strangers as well as family, and why he thinks the final day of the March with his wife will be the most emotional.